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    "(nationalhumanitiescenter.org) . This quote came from Marcus Garvey, one of the many African American leaders of the 20th century, that some people have forgotten. This man was a real hero that would inspire many other African Americans to work towards to earn their rights.Marcus Garvey's life was influenced by his early life. Their major accomplishments to American society, including creating the largest black organization in America, the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) (nationalhumanitiescenter.org), which helped him earn his place in history as an important African American. “The pen is mightier than the sword, but the tongue is mightier than them…

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    Marcus Garvey was a social activist, who strived to make a difference for black futures. His philosophies supported the idea of how blacks should depend on themselves for the re-shaping of their futures. The white supremacist who placed unjustly laws, and everlasting struggles on blacks, would not contribute to blacks having an equal life. On a long conquest of protesting the awareness black identification, Garvey was faced with unwelcoming shortcomings as he protested his opposition of white…

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    Marcus Garvey The United States of America has had many motivational speakers in history. The most popular speakers may have even influenced worldwide movements. However, the most famous protesters were often against prejudice and racism. One widely known civil rights activist in the 1920s was Marcus Mosiah Garvey. Marcus Garvey’s pride of his black race led to his African American movement and his long lasting legacy. All of Garvey’s theories and opinions were an imperative aspect of his…

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    Marcus Garvey was a civil rights activist. He founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League (UNIA-ACL). Marcus Garvey he brought unity and hope to Black people. Spoke out about the unjust behavior towards his people. He inspired and gave hope through speaking, teaching and writing. He used poetry to understand his own life and relate it to black people and wanted them to do the same. Marcus Garvey wanted Black people to stand up for their race to not stop…

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    black community. Both Marcus Garvey and W.E.B DuBois although opposed each other ideology of improving black social progress had a similar goal to encourage African worldwide to unite for economic, social, and political progress. W.E.B DuBois was an editor, novelist, civil rights leader and socialist. He was a black intellectual who enforced the importance of education among the black community. He had an interest in social science, not only did he concentrated on race relations but he…

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    Marcus Garvey Influence

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    Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr. was born on August 17, 1887, in St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica. He is regarded as a significant figure in American history due to his lifelong focus as an advocate of the Black Nationalism and Pan-Africanism movements He was a social activist who inspired the Nation of Islam and the Rastafarian movement. Garvey established the Universal Negro Improvement Association and African Communities League. He advanced a Pan-African philosophy which inspired a global mass movement, known…

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    Marcus Garvey and his vision for black separatism The Harlem Renaissance flourished in the 1920’s with many black people fleeing the racial oppression of the south and creating a very vibrant culture of poetry, writing, dance, and music in New York and other northern urban areas. “This is a period when the majority of black people in the United States are born as free people- the first generation when they’re not largely born as slaves.” One prominent figure of this time was Marcus Garvey…

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    Black Nationalism

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    E. B. DuBois and Marcus Garvey had the best interest of the black community in mind, but used different means to achieve this goal. To start, similarities between DuBois and Garvey are that they both wanted the black community to have access to equal education and social rights, sought to create a sense of community for the broader African diaspora, and opposed colonization and imperialism. DuBois went about doing this by founding the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People…

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    Garveyism, which preached separatism, became one of Malcolm 's views when he entered into the Nation of Islam. This religion, founded by Elijah Muhammad, was a religion created for blacks that blamed all of their oppression on the white man. This extreme racist religion captivated the young troubled Malcolm, which led to his rise to becoming a prominent leader. In comparison to other black leaders, Marcus Garvey stood out in my mind because of his powerful and extreme views and methods in…

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    Women, like men, have always been a part of historical events but they aren’t given as much attention or significance. The main reason was a lack of respect from their counterparts. Women weren’t granted equal rights or an equal voice and were continually obstructed by men. However, this did not stop women altogether. Women such as Eslanda Robeson, Shirley Graham Du Bois and Amy Jacques Garvey were key figures during the black freedom movement. These women were involved in the social and…

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